Sierra National Forest


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Sierra National Forest

Address:1600 Tollhouse Rd
Clovis, CA 93611

Phone:559-297-0706
Fax:559-294-4809
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r5/sierra
Size: 1,300,000 acres.
Location:East-central California. Accessible by CA 41, 168, and 180. Nearby cities/towns include Fresno and North Fork.
Facilities:71 campgrounds, 11 group camps, dispersed camping, picnic areas, trails, winter sports areas, ski resort, scenic drives.
Activities:Camping, fishing, boating, canoeing, sailing, whitewater rafting, swimming, water-skiing, windsurfing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting, OHV riding, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling, sledding, dog sledding, snow playing.
Special Features:Sierra Vista Scenic Byway, a 100-mile open loop through the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range; five designated wilderness areas: Ansel Adams, Dinkey Lake, John Muir, Kaiser, and Monarch; Globe Rock, an improbably large granite sphere perched precariously, with the appearance that it will roll off at any time. Forest property abuts the southern boundary of Yosemite National Park (see entry in national parks section).

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Miyuki Harwood, 62, was found Saturday morning in a remote area of the Sierra National Forest after she used a whistle to get the attention of a search and rescue team who were looking for her, AP quoted Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims as saying at a news conference.
The plant will utilize local forest biomass sustainably sourced from restoration and fuel reduction activities on local forest lands, including the Sierra National Forest.
Collections of Lidar points show trees in the Sierra National Forest, where much of the research on remote sensing has occurred.
The device helped PG&E's hydroelectric engineers perform a stress test to ensure the structural integrity of newly repaired rotors at Helms Pumped Storage Plant in the Sierra National Forest.
American Forests and Earthbound Farm's reforestation efforts in Sierra National Forest will not only improve the area's ecosystem, but will also enhance its recreation by helping reforest areas around the mountain's ski slopes.
ClovisFest is an annual balloonist event held just south of Yosemite National Park and Sierra National Forest near Clovis and Fresno, California.
Now you can overnight in the Sierra National Forest at A Far Meadow, on the edge of Yosemite where the closest thing to a crowd is a herd of deer.
This DVD documents The Teakettle Experiment, a 10-year study into the effects of fire and thinning on the Sierra National Forest in California.
knappi from high-elevation lakeshores in the Sierra National Forest, California, USA, and P.
I rode atop Andy, a tall workhorse, the 16 miles from Red's Meadow Pack Station to aptly named Cascade Valley in Sierra National Forest.
Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) staff coordinated with the Sierra National Forest, Madera County, and the California Highway Patrol to protect a pair of adult bald eagles and their nestling on Bass Lake in Madera County.
Even parts of Yosemite were transferred to Sierra National Forest in 1905.

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